If you listened to Midday via the radio on Friday — MPR Day at the State Fair — the whole “Al draws the USA thing” might not have been that impressive. So … here:
Here’s Gary Eichten’s full interview with the senator. Health care, of course, was the big topic. Franken would not commit to an answer on the question of whether he’d support a health care bill without the “public option.”
“I’m not going to negotiate with myself at the State Fair,” he said.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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